Attendees want to experience a destination outside the walls of hotels and the convention center. In Phoenix, group off-site event options are booming. Tune in for a conversation with Jane Vukovich, director of destination services at Visit Phoenix, to learn what’s new and exciting for small and large events coming to Greater Phoenix.
Jane Vukovich joined Visit Phoenix in 2019 as Director of Destination Services after more than 28 years in the Hospitality industry specializing in Events Services and Catering Sales. Jane spent 25 of those years working for Hilton Hotels in Chicago, Portland and Phoenix and had the privilege of working at the iconic Palmer House and Hilton Chicago and Towers. From corporate events to luxury weddings, Jane has experience in planning and executing high-quality meetings and events and extensive experience in all aspects of hotel event management.
Jane received a BA in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management from Michigan State University and was President of Hospitality Industry Professionals in 2007. Jane holds an active Real Estate License in Arizona, enjoys competitive Ballroom Dance and Wine tasting.
Sue is the Content Director for MeetingsNet, which provides news and educational resources for meeting and event planners. MeetingsNet publishes a daily newsletter and monthly digital magazine, produces CE-accredited webinars, and is aligned with two sister conferences, Pharma Forum and Catersource + The Special Event. She oversees MeetingsNet’s annual CMI 25 report on the largest and most influential third-party planning companies working with corporate market. Sue began her career in the meetings industry in 1984 with positions at Business Travel News and Successful Meetings, and has authored a Frommer's guidebook on New England Beaches.